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Saturday, January 28, 2023
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testosterone
This Therapy has shown a lot of promise in tackling the issue of canine immobility. Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) can be an effective treatment for dogs suffering from depleting bone density and muscle loss. As veterinarians, we are constantly searching for ways to improve the health and quality of life of our patients and TRT is one such area of...
feline panleukopenia
How studies on FPV diagnosis and management are helping answer some practical questions important to shelter medicine and beyond. Feline panleukopenia virus (FPV), or feline parvovirus, is an important cause of disease in cats, particularly kittens.1 It is frequently seen in animal shelters, which house a mixed and ever-changing population of animals, including kittens that are too young to be...
pain and inflammation
tPEMF technology successfully counters pain and inflammation in canine and feline patients. Pain and inflammation, all too common issues among dogs and cats, can be caused by a variety of factors, including injury, surgery, and chronic conditions such as arthritis. Traditional treatment options often involve medications, which can have undesirable side effects and may not be suitable for all pets....
liver disease
Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) includes nutrition, herbal medicine, Tui-na and acupuncture. All these modalities are helpful for treating liver disease in dogs. The canine liver is a vital organ with several functions. It produces bile, which aids in excreting material and absorbing and digesting fats. The liver also stores and metabolizes fat-soluble vitamins such asD and K, and metabolizes...
thyroid diseases
Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism are commonly-seen disorders in canine and feline patients. Accurate diagnostic testing and screening are vital to successful treatment and management. Like humans, dogs and cats can be affected by diseases of the thyroid. This article provides a comprehensive discussion of the diagnosis, treatment and management of these frequently-seen disorders. THYROID DISEASES AND THEIR CAUSES Hypothyroidism is the most common...
Financial,Concerns,Veterinary,Professional
The veterinary industry needs to conduct a monetary reward evaluation of the professionals who hold it up. Many veterinary professionals leave the industry because they feel they can make a better living by taking a different career path. Veterinary professionals are also more vulnerable to burnout, stress, and compassion fatigue, and when that is coupled with low wages, it becomes difficult...
seizures
Conventional drugs used to control seizures and epilepsy in dogs can lead to side effects and withdrawal problems. An integrative approach takes time to work but can be an effective way to treat these conditions. Seeing a dog suffering from seizures or epilepsy is a frightening experience for clients. Diagnosing the problem by trying to get to the root cause,...
invasive species
Can re-introducing native animal predators to a habit at put a check on invasive species? A new study by QueenUniversity Belfast and Cornell University suggests the answer is “yes”! One of the greatest threats that biodiversity faces comes from invasive species. Such species are the main cause behind the extinction of many animals over the last century, which in turn...
diabetes mellitus
Many domesticated cats eat kibble diets high in carbohydrates, leading over time to the development of diabetes mellitus. Feeding a species-appropriate diet that’s low in carbs and high in protein creates better health and can even cause diabetes to go into remission. The most common form of diabetes in cats is Type 2 diabetes. Also called diabetes mellitus, it results...
adrenal fatigue
Though there is no scientific proof to say adrenal fatigue is a true medical condition in pets, mounting evidence suggests it’s real, and we are misdiagnosing the symptoms and warning signs. Adrenal fatigue is not a widely recognized condition in pets, although it affects 10% to 15% of the human population in developed countries.1 Extrapolating information known about adrenal fatigue...